Preventing Wrong Site Surgery

March 2011, Updated 5-24-2011

Information Bulletin 11-02

Preventing Wrong Site Surgery


These training sessions are intended for individuals who have responsibility for training staff on prevention of wrong-site and wrong-procedure events, or who have responsibility for auditing the time-out process. Content will include discussion of rationale for steps in the pre-surgical verification process, group activities related to the pre-op and time-out processes, and practice identifying drift in practice and auditing simulated time-outs.

These trainings will take place on: Registration Start date and End Date
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - Duluth March 3 - April 1, 2011
Friday, April 8, 2011 - Bemidji March 3 - April 1, 2011
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - Morton March 3 - April 22, 2011
Monday, May 16, 2011 - St. Paul March 3 - May 1, 2011
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 - St. Paul May 23 - July 15, 2011

Trainings will run from 8:30am - 3:00pm each day and a light breakfast and lunch will be served.

Content will be the same on each day; please register for just one session. As we anticipate demand will be high, space is limited to a total of forty (40) participants each day. There is a registration fee of $35.00 to participate.


An agenda will be placed on this information bulletin site no later than March 15th.

Monitor this site for this information. Training materials will be provided on the day of training, and sent to registrants prior to the training date.


An online registration link has been placed on this information bulletin site.

Providers must register online to participate in a training session. Space is limited to forty participants on each day. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list for a training date that is full, please contact Julie Kamrath at

Contact Information

Diane Rydrych
Phone: 651-201-3564

Updated Thursday, February 06, 2020 at 01:20PM